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Dr. A P Shah

MS(ENT),, PhD(ENT), DO, FICS

ENT Specialist, Patna

36 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic  ·  ₹200 online
Dr. A P Shah MS(ENT),, PhD(ENT), DO, FICS ENT Specialist, Patna
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To provide my patients with the highest quality healthcare, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies. Doctor is an active member of Association of Otolaringologist of India, Indian Medical Association (IMA)
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Dr. A P Shah is a trusted ENT Specialist in Budha Colony, Patna. Doctor has been a successful ENT Specialist for the last 36 years. Doctor has completed MS(ENT),, PhD(ENT), DO, FICS . Doctor is currently practising at Maurya ENT Research Centre in Budha Colony, Patna. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. A P Shah on Lybrate.com.

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MS(ENT), - Patna Medical College, Patna - 1983
PhD(ENT), DO, FICS - Patna Medical College, Patna - 1996
Awards and Recognitions
Facilitated by the Governor of Manipur at INFAR
P N Sinha Award at Post Graduation Level From AOI Bihar

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Sinusitis & Migraine - How Ayurvedic Remedies Can Help Manage It?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bhopal
Sinusitis & Migraine - How Ayurvedic Remedies Can Help Manage It?

According to Ayurveda, any disease that happens is due to an imbalance in the body between the three basic elements, namely, Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. Sinusitis happens due to increased Kapha in the body is more with weather changes, increased environmental pollution, etc. 

Ways it can be managed

Very often, sinusitis is a chronic condition with acute bouts. Treatment consists of the remedy of acute symptoms and prevention of recurrence.

Acute phase:

  • Boil some tulsi leaves in water and inhale
  • Add mint or clove or sesame or eucalyptus oil to boiling water and inhale to clear out secretions
  • Add salt to a glass of warm water and gargle to clear the throat. It can also be used in the nostrils to reduce dryness of nasal membranes and clearing out secretions
  • Boil some onions in water, and use this steam as a sauna
  • Boil some mustard drops in water and wait till it reduces in quantity. Use a dropper to apply 2 to 3 drops in each nostril
  • Sniffing on garlic pod that is tied to a sterile cotton cloth is helpful in clearing the throat
  • Add cumin seeds powder to a cloth and make a small ball, keep inhaling this to clear the nose.
  • Apply a paste of cinnamon on the forehead and nose for clearing congestion.

Prevention:

  • Eat foods that are neither too cold or warm
  • Avoid cold inducing foods like refrigerated foods, cold foods, juice from cans, etc.
  • Eat freshly cooked or warmed up foods
  • Avoid cold water showers or hot baths after being out in the cold
  • Avoid cigarette smoke or extreme pollution
  • Include spices like onions, garlic, cumin, cinnamon, ginger, and turmeric.

Migraines

The most common form of a headache, this is treated by Ayurveda using the following approach.

Causes:

  • Indigestion
  • Stress including anger, jealousy, and grief
  • Prolonged exposure to the sun
  • Consumption of polluted food
  • Controlling emotions and urges
  • Specific foods, oily stuff, spicy foods, chocolates, eggs, salty foods, etc.

Remedies:
1. Massages: Using copious amounts of herbal oils in the head including shirodhara and applying the herbal paste in shirolepa are effective remedies for preventing migraines.
2. This can also be done using cow milk, buttermilk, chandanadi tail, or Anu taila

Home remedies:

  • Leaves of jasmine or pomegranate and salt are crushed to obtain juice which is instilled in the nostrils.
  • To juice of Doorva grass, liquorice powder is added and consumed in the afternoons for about 20 to 30 days, which helps control a migraine
  • Coriander seed powder soaked overnight in water and consumed early morning is an excellent remedy
  • Pranayama is helpful in regulating breathing and controlling stress, so helpful in treating migraines.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Nose Job - Things You Must Consider!

M.Ch - Paediatric Surgery, DNB (ENT), MS - ENT, MBBS
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Hyderabad
Nose Job - Things You Must Consider!

The nose for sure must be one organ that most people are unhappy about. Almost everybody has a complaint about the way the nose looks sharp, rounded, blunt, too short, too long, the list can be quite long. Now everyone with these complaints has a reason to cheer and that reason is rhinoplasty. Corrections of the nasal shape or rhinoplasty is one of the most common cosmetic procedures and is extremely common.
If you are unhappy with your nose, read on to know more and then decide if you want to go for it.

What is it?

It involves modifying the bones and the cartilage (in the upper and lower parts) of the nose to achieve desired and improved aesthetic results – narrowing it, heightening the bridge, refining the tip, removing bumps, etc. This correction is done either through an incision in the inside of the nose or the outside so that cartilage and bone can be manipulated to achieve the desired shape. Additional cartilage can be used either from the septum or the back of the ear or very rarely ribs to fill and make it longer.

There are some things to consider before going for a nose job

  1. Do it for the right reasons: Psychological disorders where people are obsessed with their appearance is not a reason for going under the knife. Then there will be another body part which is not perfect; it will just go on. A better-looking nose can definitely improve the appearance, but remember that perhaps that long pointed nose that you admire may not look good on your face.
  2. Set expectations: Talk to your surgeon about what will work best for you and have a detailed discussion. Else, you might have to go for a second surgery (what is known as secondary rhinoplasty, which is also quite common)! Remember that the result of the correction should be an improvement from what it was and not a perfect nose.
  3. Age: Skeletal development should be complete before going for a nose job. This means girls no younger than 17 to 18 and boys no younger than 18 should go for it. Although obsessing with looks starts quite young in life, wait for nature to run its complete course of growth before going for manual intervention.
  4. Cost: Done purely for cosmetic reasons, health insurance does not cover nose jobs, and prepare for the cost.
  5. Recovery: The first week after surgery, you would be using a nasal pack or a splint. There could also be facial swelling and discomfort and restrictions on going out in the sun, exercise, and contact sports. So, plan for it accordingly.

Have an open heart talk with your doctor about the entire procedure before going for it! If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon.

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Dear sir, Me jab bhi kuch bolta hu to beech-2 me meri Awaaz dab si jaati he .ye tab jyada hota he jab me emotionally ya anger me kuch bolta hu. Ye kai saal se he kya ye koi throat me problem he ya it's just normal pls. If there is any medicine please suggest me thanks.

M.B.B.S, Post Graduate Diploma In Maternal & Child Health
Gynaecologist, Bokaro
Dear sir,
Me jab bhi kuch bolta hu to beech-2 me meri Awaaz dab si jaati he .ye tab jyada hota he jab me emotionally ...
It's quite normal for voice to waver during emotions. Even then, it is always better to get a routine ENT check up done to rule out any problem which may be developing.
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HI, My throat is swollen. White patches has came internally ulcer. Any advice of wat to eat and what not to eat.

BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
HI, My throat is swollen. White patches has came internally ulcer. Any advice of wat to eat and what not to eat.
Warm, cooked pasta, including macaroni and cheese. Warm oatmeal, cooked cereal, or grits. Gelatin desserts. Plain yogurts or yogurts with pureed fruits. Cooked vegetables. Fruit or vegetable smoothies. Mashed potatoes. Broth and cream-based soups.
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I am 23 years old. I met ENT doctor for my ear which had puss draining from it for every 2 days and he said there is a hole in the ear drum and he said surgery is the only option to cure it. He gave me ear drops, using this made all the liquid drain out from my ear. My doubt is am able to hear properly and I also read that for eardrum rupture surgery is the last option. Should I go for surgery or any other remedy is available?

MBBS, MS - ENT
ENT Specialist, Ahmedabad
I am 23 years old. I met ENT doctor for my ear which had puss draining from it for every 2 days and he said there is ...
You need a surgery for hole in eardrum with recurrent infection. You can confirm your hearing level with help of a test called audiometry. You are young person you should not carry on such problem for prolonged period. In rare types of ear drum hole a nonsurgical procedure called chemical cautery can be tried but if it works for you that has to be decided by your ent surgeon. Success rate of such procedure is around 50% so the best option is surgery only.
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Know The Symptoms And Treatment Of Acute Mastoiditis!

MBBS, Master of Surgery ENT
ENT Specialist, Faridabad
Know The Symptoms And Treatment Of Acute Mastoiditis!

The infection of the bone of the ear is Mastoiditis. This may be an acute infection needing hospitalisation and injectable drugs or may be in the form of slow bone eroding processes like cholesteatoma.

Let us learn more about this condition and its treatment-

Understanding the Mastoid Bone: The mastoid bone is made up of air sacs and it looks a lot like a sponge. In this sense, it is different from the other bones that can be found in the human body. In order to function properly, this bone requires air from the other parts of the ear, including the Eustachain Tube which connects the middle part of the ear with the portion that lies at the back of the throat. If this tube gets infected due to any reason, the infection and bacteria can also travel to the Mastoid bone, leading to an infection in this area. Another form of the infection starts from the ear drum and a slowly progressive bone eroding process starts which spreads into the air sacs and can potentially spread to the brain.

Symptoms: Acute mastoiditis will present with earache, ear discharge and onset of fever and chills, as well as redness and inflammation behind the ear. Pain in the ear may be experienced along with headaches and swelling that may be experienced behind the eyes. At the very earliest sign, these symptoms must be reported to an ENT or ear throat nose specialist so that the treatment can happen at the earliest. Chronic mastoiditis may be due to repeated infections and bone eroding cholesteatoma which presents with repeated episodes of ear discharge which may be foul smelling and may even have blood.

Diagnosis: The diagnosis is mostly made on ear examination and may involve imaging tests like a CT scan as well as an MRI scan of the head and the ear. A simple X-ray of the mastoids can help in detecting the severity of the infection, and it spread.

Treatment: After diagnosing the problem with imaging tests as well as a detailed ear examination, the doctor will usually start the treatment by admitting the patient in the hospital. Antibiotic medication will be administered through intravenous methods, after which oral antibiotics will be prescribed for many days after the patient has been discharged from the hospital. Surgery may be required if the infection has not cleared up even after the use of antibiotics and is also done in cases of bone erosion. This surgery will be done to drain the infected fluid from the ear and remove a part of this Mastoid bone. Complications like facial paralysis and vertigo need to be discussed with the surgeon before the surgery.

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Pain & itch in left side of throat difficulty in swallowing checked by myself its white colour mark inside.

DORL, MBBS
ENT Specialist, Faridabad
Pain & itch in left side of throat difficulty in swallowing checked by myself its white colour mark inside.
This is due to the drymouth and this is becoz of lack of hydration of the mouth, this can be replenished with good fresh fruits, shakes, banana, milk products, raisins and other iron rich diet.
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